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Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has dubbed Vietnam's national women football team ‘diamond girls’ after they qualified for the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup for the first time, despite all the challenges they face off the field. 

Assistant Kim Chi, a silent hero in the journey to World Cup

Assistant coach of the Vietnamese women's team, Doan Thi Kim Chi has been praised for playing an important part in their FIFA Women’s World Cup journey.

Vietnamese women’s football team receives bonuses, but it’s not enough

Members of the Vietnamese women’s football team have been called the “diamond girls” by Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh. They have been rewarded for their great achievement – gaining the right to attend the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup.

VN women's football team welcomed home after securing World Cup berth

Coach Mai Duc Chung and his players were warmly welcomed at Hanoi's Noi Bai International Airport this morning after earning historic 2023 World Cup berth at the 2022 AFC Women’s Asian Cup held in India.

2022 expected to be fruitful year for Vietnamese sports

With some good news Vietnamese athletes brought home at the first days of the new year, people expect many sports achievements in 2022 when the country will host and take part in a number of major regional and international tournaments.

Daddy Chung, the most successful coach in Southeast Asia

After helping the Vietnamese women's football team qualify for their first-ever World Cup, Mai Duc Chung has become Southeast Asia's most successful coach in the past decade.

Coach Mai Duc Chung will not lead VN women's football team at World Cup 2023

Mai Duc Chung took the Vietnamese women's team to the World Cup for the first time. However, he will not accompany the team at the World Cup 2023 in Australia and New Zealand.

Women’s national football team to receive bonus from FIFA

The Vietnamese women’s national football team will be given a bonus of US$750,000, equal to VND17 billion, from FIFA after earning a place at the 2022 FIFA Women’s World Cup for the first time.

VN President congratulates female football team

President Nguyen Xuan Phuc extended his congratulations to the national women’s football team after the squad beat the Chinese Taipei 2-1.

Vietnam win 2-0 over Thailand in play-off round in women's football World Cup

The national women’s football team defeated Thailand 2-0 in the 2023 World Cup’s play-off round.

Vietnam, Thailand, Taiwan to play off for Women’s World Cup berth

The Vietnam national women’s team will take on Thailand and Taiwan (China) to seek a 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup ticket after losing China in the Women’s Asian Cup quarterfinals on January 30.

Vietnam face tough COVID-19 challenge ahead of Asian Cup

A COVID-19 outbreak among the Vietnamese women's team is threatening their participation in the AFC Asian Women's Cup.

Freedom of choice: Female athletes in ‘masculine’ sports

Vietnam’s sport sector has exerted efforts and reaped successful results over the years, with numerous titles earned by female athletes competing in rigorous combat sports or others that require strength and stamina.


San Chi female football players compete on the field

Since 2018, the women’s football tournament has become an annual event of the San Chi people in Binh Lieu, which attracts not only local audience but tourists throughout the country. 


Vietnam in Group C of 2022 AFC Women's Asian Cup

Vietnam are in Group C of the 2022 AFC Women's Asian Cup following a draw held at the Asian Football Confederation (AFC)’s headquarters in Malaysia on October 28.

7 – 0 win over Tajikistan sends Vietnam to Women’s Asian Cup finals

With a 7 – 0 win over the Group B host Tajikistan on September 29, Vietnam secured a berth to the 2022 AFC Women’s Asian Cup finals.

Vietnam thrash Maldives 16-0 at AFC Women’s Asian Cup 2022 Qualifier

Vietnamese women outplayed their Maldives opponents 16-0 in their Group B opening game of the AFC Women’s Asian Cup 2022 qualifiers on September 23, giving them an advantage of entering the final round.

Vietnam move up one place to 32nd in FIFA Women’s Rankings

Vietnam climbed one place to 32nd in the latest FIFA women’s rankings released on June 25.

Vietnam move up one spot on FIFA Women’s World Rankings

The women’s national football team of Vietnam climbed one place on the FIFA Women’s World Rankings during the first quarter of 2021, according to the Vietnam Football Federation.

National women's championship to kick off in May

Phong Phu Ha Nam 1 will play Son La in the opening match of the National Women's Football Championship on May 18 in the northern province of Ha Nam.